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Multan Adjudication issues show-cause notice to owner of Mercedes Benz truck

MULTAN: Collector Customs Adjudication Asif Abbas Khan Buzdar issued a show-cause notice to the owner of Mercedes Benz truck worth Rs4.45 million. Sources told Customs Today, Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) intercepted a non-duty paid foreign origin Mercedes Benz truck 10 wheeler bearing registration no: TKY-344-Quetta1982 Model involving duty and taxes to the tune of Rs4.45 million. Anti-Smuggling Organization teams took action ... Read More »

Additional Collector Asma issues notice to owner of smuggled betel nuts

FAISALABAD: Customs Adjudication Additional Collector Asma Hameed issued a show cause notice to unknown person who is involved in smuggling of betel nuts worth Rs2 million. Sources told Customs Today that ASO Superintendent Tanveer Raza Naqvi received information about smuggling of foreign origin betel nuts from Lahore to Karachi through Karakram train. The team searched the train with coordination of ... Read More »

Blackmailing by Maersk, PIL, Pacific Delta shattered economy: Mian Shakeel Javed

MULTAN: Blackmailing of Shipping Companies like M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd, Pacific International Lines (PIL) and its agents in Pakistan, M/s Pacific Delta Shipping (Pvt) Ltd at Qasim International Container terminal (QICT) has shackled the economy. Shipping companies have misplaced the image of port and trust of importers over the collection of inequitable charges of demurrage and detention on clearance ... Read More »

Multan Customs recovers huge quantity of foreign origin LTV tyres during successful raids

MULTAN: Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization recovered Rs12 million of non-customs paid light traffic vehicles (LTV) tyres in two different successful raids at the private warehouse. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Ambreen Ahmad Tarar has intensified the crackdown against smuggled goods under the special directions of Chief Collector Centre Region Zeba Hai Azhar to curtail smuggling in South Punjab and anti-smuggling ... Read More »

Quetta Customs seals 47 illegal petrol pumps during crackdown

QUETTA: Customs Collectorate team with the assistance of local police and magistrate sealed and dismantled 47 illegal mini petrol pumps during last three days. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Ashraf Ali formed special anti-smuggling squad under the supervision of Assistant Collector Akmal Durani and Umair Arshad with the assistance of local police and magistrate to take stern action against ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seizes non duty paid dry fruit worth Rs10m

FAISALABAD: Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Faisalabad and Jhang has seized dry fruits with joint operation. Dry fruit which includes dry coconut, peanut kernel and walnut with shell worth Rs10 million. Sources told to Customs Today that ASO authorities received credible information that huge quantity of dry fruit are being lying at M/s Jeway Khan Pindi Hazara Goods Transport Company which ... Read More »

Special freight train will be launched from January 25: Sheikh Rasheed

MULTAN: Federal Minister for Railways Shiekh Rasheed Ahmad said that special freight train is going to be launched from January 25 to facilitate the business community for transportation of shipments and it will also generate revenue for the government like passenger trains. While addressing the business community at Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), he said that ministry of railways is ... Read More »

FBR to implement new tax policy & administration reforms in all collectorates

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue implemented newly formed tax policy and administration reforms in all collectorates of Customs. Sources told Customs Today that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has implemented major tax reforms in the country after comprehensive discussion with economic advisory committee for tax policy. Tax reforms committee was comprised of seven members and Dr. Ijaz Nabi ... Read More »

Multan Customs will hold auction of goods & vehicles today

MULTAN: Customs Collectorate will hold the auction of the confiscated goods and vehicles lying at the State Warehouse on 22nd January (today). According to details, Multan Customs Collectorate has announced auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods for the generation of handsome revenue and displayed auction banners outside Multan Customs House to attract bidders. Multan Customs will present seven various ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs I&I to hold auction of confiscated vehicles on 24th

ISLAMABAD: Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation (Customs) Peshawar announced public auction of confiscated vehicles scheduled to be held on January 24, 2019. The directorate said that the following confiscated vehicles will be auctioned: Toyota Fielder Motor Car, 2004, Chassis No. NZE124-0041108, Toyota Land Cruiser Prado (TX) Jeep, 2001, Chassis No. TRJ120-5041081, Toyota Land Cruiser Prado (TX) Jeep, 2004, Chassis No. ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I seizes artificial leather worth Rs6.2m

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&) foiled attempt to smuggle foreign origin artificial leather worth Rs 6.2 during successful raids. Sources told Customs Today that Superintendent Muhammad Tahir Iqbal received information about smuggling of huge quantity of artificial leather. Consequently, he formed a team who established check post at the exit points of the city. During the checking, ... Read More »

Quetta Customs seizes smuggled milk powder, jams & energy drink

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs team seized different kinds of milk powder, jams and energy powder worth Rs4.89 millions including vehicle being used for smuggling. Sources told Customs Today on 19.1.2019 that Director I&I Muhammad Akram Chaudhary received secret information that some smugglers are trying to smuggle non-customs paid different kinds of milk powder, jams and energy powder from Quetta to Karachi. After receiving ... Read More »

Khalid Jamali’s Hyderabad ASO seizes non-duty paid goods worth Rs18 million

HYDERABAD: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) customs preventive Hyderabad and Sukkur division seized smuggled non-duty paid items worth Rs 18 million during different actions during two weeks of January 2019. Sources told Customs Today that after instructions of Collector Khalid Hussain Jamali, the ASO team conducted various anti-smuggling activities in order to save the national exchequer. The team confiscated different items, including ... Read More »

Sara-i-Muhajir ASO seizes Afghan origin almonds

SARA-I-MUHAJIR: Anti-Smuggling Organization seized 2150 kilograms of almonds during an action near Sara-i-Muhajir Chowk Bhakkar. Sources told Customs Today that Assistant Collector Shah Samad Hamdani deputed Inspector Umar Bhatti, Muhammad Munawar Rathore, Havaldar Ghulam Sarwar Shah, Sepoys Safdar Hussain, Riaz Ahmed, Ziaul Hassan, Amin Bhatti to check vehicles on Sara-i-Muhajir Chowk under anti-smuggling campaign which has been stared on the ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I foils attempt to smuggle 10kg chars near Swabi Interchange

PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) team recovered 10 kilogram of charas from secret cavities of a Toyota Corolla car which was coming from tribal area on 17.1.2019. According to details Director Customs I&I Zahid Khokhar received credible information about smuggling of narcotics. He directed Additional Director Wajid Zaman to take all measures to foil this attempt. The ... Read More »

FBR chairman shows displeasure over performance of Multan RTO

  MULTAN: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Muhammad Jahanzaib Khan has shown displeasure over the performance of Regional Tax Office and directed to accelerate revenue collection for accomplishment of set target. According to reliable sources of Customs Today, Chairman Federal Board of Revenue Muhammad Jahanzaib Khan conducted video link conference with the Regional Tax Office Multan in which he ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seizes betel nuts from Karakoram Express

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization recovered huge quantity of smuggled betel nuts from Karakoram Express. Sources told Customs Today that Superintendent Tanveer Raza Naqvi received information that huge quantity of betel nuts being transported from Lahore to Karachi through Karakoram Express. The team s served the notice to the in-charge of railway station to allow and to cooperate in ... Read More »

FTO settles 30,000 tax cases by the end of 2017

  QUETTA: Advisor in-charge Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has said that FTO proves to be a bridge between the tax collectors and aggrieved tax payers by providing online complaint filling system in order to reduce time and cost of the complainant He expressed these views during during his visit to Lasbela Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Friday. Earlier President ... Read More »

Multan ASO recovers smuggled Iranian diesel & petrol from Jampur

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) recovered huge quantity of smuggled Iranian diesel and petrol during two different raids in private warehouses. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Ambreen Ahmad Tarar received credible information from her source that huge quantity of smuggled high diesel and petrol is stored in a private warehouses located in Muzaffargah Jampur region. Collector Ambreen ... Read More »

Comprehensive training of I&I staff is need of the hour: Wajid Ali

PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Additional Director Wajid Ali said that comprehensive training of customs staff is required on priority basis. During an exclusive interview with Customs Today, he said that Pakistan Customs as whole but Customs I&I in particular is facing various issues including shortage of staff, adding that at present most of its staff especially superintendents ... Read More »